Today's News

  • Trimble high school football program on hiatus

    Citing low roster numbers, Trimble County school officials announced Wednesday the Raiders’ junior varsity and varsity football teams would not take to the gridiron this fall.

    A last ditch effort to save the team and dispel rumors resulted in a parent meeting Friday night, but the decision was made Monday to uphold the previous cancelation. Twenty players showed up for Monday’s 8 a.m. mandatory practice, according to a social media post from the school’s athletics program.

  • Deadline to file for election is Tuesday

    Less than a week remains for candidates who want to file for non-partisan races in the November election. The deadline

    The filings available for this election, including mayor of Bedford, mayor of Milton, four commissioner seats in each city, three seats for soil and water conservation supervisor and the Trimble County Board of Education’s District 2 (East Milton and South Milton) and District 3 (North Bedford and South Bedford), said county clerk Tina Browning

  • Bedford Bash set for Aug. 17

    The Bedford Bash returns for its 29th year when the event kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17 in the Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank parking lot.

    The bash, which features the theme “Country Living” this year, has Bobby Robbins and Young Country scheduled to provide the entertainment. The Bedford Rotary Club and the Bedford Volunteer Fire Department will also be set up to sell food.

  • Public records | Aug. 9, 2018

    Items published in court news are public record.

    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.

    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.

    The following cases were heard the week of July 30 by Special Judge David Bowles.


  • Sheriff's log | Aug. 9, 2018

    July 30

    7:56 a.m., suspicious vehicle, Milton-Bedford Pike

    10:30 a.m., breaking and entering, 280 Millers Branch Road

    4:26 p.m., process service, 21 Pond Court

    8:33 p.m., patrol, Milton area

    Aug. 1

    1:04 p.m., traffic stop, Al’s Drive

    1:28 p.m., domestic complaint, Heather Drive

    5:02 p.m., traffic stop, U.S. 42W

    Aug. 2

    9:59 a.m., escort, Ogden Ridge Road

    11:47 a.m., disturbance, 103 Greenbriar Road

    11:48 a.m., knock and talk, Kenlee Drive

  • Junior high cheerleaders bring back awards from UCA camp
  • Tour takes Trimble countians to The Last Frontier

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Trimble Banner

    Thousands of miles from Bray Orchards and Roadside Market, manager Jamae Pyles and fellow traveler Cecilia Oak got to see an array of farm products grown and marketed in Alaska.

  • At the Library | Aug. 9, 2018

    Aug. 9

    POUND class: Sweat, sculpt and rock with POUND, the fastest growing group fitness phenomenon inspired by the infectious, energizing fun of drumming. POUND is a full body cardio jam session taking place at 10:30 a.m. each Thursday at the library. The class is free and takes place in the meeting room. All levels of fitness are welcome.

  • Community calendar | Aug. 9, 2018

    Aug. 9

  • Senior Center | Aug. 9, 2018

    The Trimble County Senior Center is located at 3240 U.S. 421N in Bedford at the Trimble County Park. It is operated by Tri-County Community Action Agency and open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, contact the center at 502-255-7514.

    Aug. 9

    Lunch at River Terrace with Danna Riddle at noon.

    Aug. 10

    Craft with Sarah and Karen at 10:30 a.m.

    Aug. 13

    Senior voice with Sherry at 10:30 a.m.

    Aug. 15

    Advocacy with Laura from the Better Business Bureau at noon.